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How do you replace ignition switch on 2001 dakota?

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Is this one in steering column? if so you will have to pull the steering wheel to do it. give me more info be glad to help

Posted on May 14, 2010

  • fairway551 May 25, 2010

    Yes -- the one on the column. It seems to be getting "loose" and I want to replace it.

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    Joseph Gargani May 25, 2010

    you will need to get a steering wheel puller kit. some auto parts stores will rent them. first thing to do is remove power connections on the battery. do both and tie them out of the way. then wait 30 min. so back up power goes away in the control module. nest you will remove the air bag. there will be screws either on the sides or in the back. remove them and the bag will lift off the wheel. there will be a yellow connector attached to the bag. remove this and always hold the bag facing away from you. so if it went off it would not hit you. don't handle it any more than necessary and set it down with the bag facing up. that way if there was static that set it off it will not launch. i have never seen one set off by static by the way. there will be a nut in the center of the wheel to remove. then find the holes in the wheel to connect the puller. if you need help with this let me know. there should be instructions with the kit. once the wheel is off you need to disconnect the clock spring. next you will see turn signal parts. might be a good idea to take a picture now. you need to put everything back the way you now see it. after the turn signal you should see the lock mounting. there will be a screw to remove that lets the lock come out. i will watch my emails for more on this good luck

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